Scotland midfielder Kenny McLean will miss Euro 2020 after Norwich confirmed a knee ligament damage will rule him out for 12 weeks.
McLean went off early within the second half of Norwich’s remaining Championship recreation after being denied by a sliding problem within the penalty field in the course of the champions’ 2-2 draw with Barnsley.
Canaries boss Daniel Farke had feared the previous St Mirren and Aberdeen participant suffered knee ligament harm, and that was confirmed by the membership on Tuesday morning.
“Subsequent scans and additional assessments have since revealed important harm to the medial collateral ligament in McLean’s proper knee,” a Norwich assertion stated.
“McLean will now bear additional evaluation with an orthopaedic guide to establish a administration and rehabilitation plan for the damage.”
The damage guidelines him out of Steve Clarke’s Scotland squad, whereas the 12-week layoff means McLean faces a race to be slot in time for the beginning of the Premier League marketing campaign after Norwich collected the Championship trophy on the weekend.
Clarke is already lacking Ryan Jack from his midfield choices after the Rangers midfielder underwent calf surgical procedure.
Scotland striker Lyndon Dykes additionally went off with a knee damage in QPR’s remaining Championship recreation however supervisor Mark Warburton performed down the extent of the issue.
After a 3-1 win over Luton, Warburton stated: “For Lyndon to go down – he by no means goes down and he is as laborious as a chunk of teak. However I do not suppose the physician was too involved and Lyndon was determined to return again onto the pitch as a result of he thought he was OK.
“The physician stated he wished to be cautious, and we’ll at all times take heed to the medical workers. In order that was extra precautionary, I hope.
“He appears to be like OK – and the best way he is attacking the meals within the dressing room, he appears to be like unbelievable. He is aware of he is received an enormous summer season forward of him, and we have to take care of our gamers.”